PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities identified the man killed by police after an armed standoff at a restaurant near Princeton University.
Officials said Wednesday that 56-year-old Scott Mielentz most recently lived in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, but was previously a Newtown, Pennsylvania, resident.
Other details about the shooting were not available.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says no one else was injured Tuesday at the Panera Bread restaurant across from Princeton’s campus.
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It was not clear what sparked the roughly five-hour standoff.
The confrontation led authorities to shut down Princeton’s downtown area, and two campus buildings were evacuated as a precaution. The university is on spring break.
Armed officers were staged outside the restaurant with their weapons drawn during part of the negotiations.